Archives for "Central America"

Tuesday

October 8, 2013 2:01 pm

‘Memories of Present Past’ film series fetes new Latin American studies program

‘Memories of Present Past’ film series fetes new Latin American studies program

Celebrating the introduction of its Latin American studies program, Bates presents a festival of independent films set in Latin America Oct. 11-13.

Friday

March 4, 2011 1:01 pm

Symposium explores Latin American revolutions

An analyst from the National Security Archive and scholars from Duke and New York universities take part in the Bates College symposium “Latin American Revolutions” in afternoon and evening sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, March 9 and 10.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 9:09 am

Dance festival's 'Different Voices' hail from Africa, Mexico, U.S.

In the final week of the Bates Dance Festival, the annual “Different Voices” concert showcases the internationalism of contemporary dance, with choreographers from the United States, Africa and Mexico bringing compelling styles and perspectives to the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 5 and 6, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 11:56 am

Ask Me Another: Myron Beasley recalls a ‘moment of possibility’ in Port-au-Prince

In December 2009, faculty member Myron Beasley was in Port-au-Prince to co-curate the first Ghetto Biennale. The event brought 35…

Tuesday

April 6, 2010 11:11 am

Sun Journal highlights Gonzalez '11 and citizenship dream

In an April 6 Lewiston Sun Journal column, Bates student Uriel Gonzalez is interviewed about his journey from Mexico, Florida and Texas to Bates, then study abroad in Panama and Russia.

Tuesday

October 24, 2006 11:51 am

Caribbean theater company blends music, dance and poetry

Bates College presents “Andidan Lawonn-la,” a multilingual performance of music, dance and poetry by the Caribbean Theater Company Siyaj at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the college chapel, College Street. Performed mostly in French and French Creole (an English text will be provided), “Andidan Lawonn-la” is open to the public at no cost. It is sponsored by the departments of anthropology, music, and romance languages and literatures; the programs in African American studies and dance; the Francophone Club; and the Multicultural Center. For more information, please call 207-755-5938.

Thursday

March 3, 2005 10:47 am

World Music Weekend features gamelan, steel pans, African drumming

Offering music from Caribbean, Indonesian and African traditions, this year’s World Music Weekend at Bates takes place Friday through Sunday, March 4-6, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 7, 2003 10:51 am

Speaker to discuss post-revolutionary Cuba at Bates

Andrés Gomez, a founder of the “Antonio Maceo Brigade,” the Miami-based organization of Cubans living in the United States who favor normalized relations with Cuba, presents “David and Goliath: Cuba’s Struggle Today,” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.

Wednesday

April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, “Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas,” Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

Thursday

September 14, 2000 3:15 pm

English professor to discuss biculturalism and the creative process

Judith Ortiz Cofer, professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia, will discuss “A Casa of My Own” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.